PAGASA Weather Update: Bagyong Dindo Maintained Its Strength, Signal No. 2 Up On More AreasBy Marhgil Macuha on Jun 27, 2012 in Announcement, Asia, Events, Weather, World •
Update (11:30pm, June 27, 2012): Bagyong Dindo Continues To Threaten Extreme Northern Luzon
Tropical storm Dindo has maintained its strength as it moves closer to extreme northern Luzon, PAGASA Severe Weather Bulletin No. 5 reported on 5:00 pm today, June 27, 2012.
Satellite Image of Dindo as of June 27, 2012 4:32pm
According to the bulletin, Dindo was located as of 4:00pm today at 430 km east southeast of Casiguran, Aurora. It still has a maximum wind speed of 75 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 90 kph. It moves at 19 kph west northwest.
Public storm warning signal no. 2 has been raised on more areas:
Signal No. 2 (60-100 kph winds)
- Calayan Group of Islands
- Babuyan Group of Islands
- Batanes Group of Islands
Signal No. 1 (45-60 kph winds)
- Ilocos Norte
- Ilocos Sur
- Nueva Viscaya
The following have been issued by PAGASA on the bulletin:
Estimated rainfall amount is from 15 – 25 mm per hour (heavy – intense) within the 400 km diameter of the Tropical Storm.
Tropical Storm “Dindo” is expected to enhance the Southwest Monsoon that will bring rains over Southern Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao especially the western section which may trigger landslides and flashfloods.
Fishing boats and other small seacrafts are advised not to venture out into the Eastern Seaboards of Central and Southern Luzon and Visayas due to the combined effect of Tropical Storm “DINDO” and the Southwest Monsoon.
The public and the disaster coordinating councils concerned are advised to take appropriate actions and watch for the next bulletin to be issued at 11 PM tonight.
Below is the PAGASA track of Dindo as of 2:00 pm today.
Credit: PAGASA / DOST
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